Table B-7. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Staff Position

Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/
Patient Safety Grade
Staff Position
Admin/MgmtAttending/ Physician/ Resident/ PA or NPDietitianPat. Care Asst/ Aide/ Care PartnerPharmacistRN/ LVN/ LPNTech (EKG, Lab, Radiol)Therapist (Respir, Phys, Occup, Speech)Unit Asst/ Clerk/ Secretary
975
Hospitals
543
Hospitals
227
Hospitals
842
Hospitals
541
Hospitals
1,109
Hospitals
971
Hospitals
897
Hospitals
928
Hospitals
41,700
Respon-
dents
29,162
Respon-
dents
2,334
Respon-
dents
29,213
Respon-
dents
9,454
Respon-
dents
191,381
Respon-
dents
58,335
Respon-
dents
24,776
Respon-
dents
34,414
Respon-
dents
A.  Excellent40%29%27%29%21%24%32%33%33%
B.  Very Good46%45%49%44%47%46%45%46%46%
C.  Acceptable13%21%20%22%25%23%18%17%18%
D.  Poor1%4%3%4%6%5%4%3%3%
E.  Failing0%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%

Note: Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table B-7. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Staff Position: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tabb7.html